CLAT Syllabus 2018

CLAT-SyllabusCLAT Syllabus 2018 – CLAT 2018 was conducted in the online mode on May 13, 2018. The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi has announced CLAT 2018 syllabus on December 20. Candidates appearing for the Common Law Admission Test need to go through the syllabus of CLAT 2018 and understand the modalities of the NLU administered law exam. The CLAT syllabus will help them in preparing for the Common Law Admission Test. The syllabus of CLAT 2018 will also help candidates in knowing the important topics and subject-areas which are required to be studied from the examination view-point. Candidates with the help of CLAT syllabus 2018 can also strategize their preparation which will further help in knowing what and how to study to score good in the national-level law exam. The CLAT syllabus 2018 mentions the subject outline for each of the papers namely, English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Mathematics. The candidates can check here the CLAT 2018 syllabus for both the undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. Check below CLAT syllabus 2018.
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CLAT Syllabus 2018

CLAT 2018 was held online on May 13, where candidates had to answer a total of 200 questions from as many as five sections– English, General Knowledge, Mathematics, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Read more about CLAT Exam Pattern.

Candidates can find below the important topics from each section of the law entrance test.

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Section-wise syllabus of CLAT UG 2018

S.No.

Sections

Important topics according to CLAT 2018 Syllabus

1.

English (with Comprehension)

Comprehension passages and grammar, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks, Correcting sentences, etc.

2.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Static General Knowledge, Current Affairs

3.

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

Number System, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Height and Distance, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, etc.

4.

Legal Aptitude

Legal propositions

5.

Logical Reasoning

Syllogism, Logical sequences, Analogies, Blood relation, etc.

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CLAT Syllabus 2018 

English including Comprehension– You need to focus on English based comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, you will be questioned on the understanding of a passage including its central theme and word-meanings. Some of the questions will also cover questions like correction of the incorrect grammatical sentences, fill in the blanks with appropriate words, etc.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs– This section will test the knowledge of general awareness including static GK. Apart from GK, questions will also cover the recent topics and current affairs broadly featuring between March 2017 and April 2018.

Mathematics with Numerical Ability– The questions will generally of the numerical ability type of Class 10th standard.

Legal Aptitude– The section will majorly test your interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability. The questions will be framed on legal propositions and set of facts satisfying the propositions. The propositions may not be true in the real sense and you will have to assume the true proposition based on the set of facts and answer the questions accordingly.

Logical Reasoning– The questions of this section will test your ability to identify the patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. The section will also cover a variety of logical aptitude questions including syllogism, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, the logical reasoning section will not have visual reasoning questions.

 

CLAT Syllabus 2018: Test Pattern

 
Candidates can check below the CLAT exam pattern 2018 for both undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes.

  1. CLAT 2018 will be an online entrance test of 120 minutes, i.e., two hours.

  2. The online paper of CLAT 2018 will have as many as 200 questions.

  3. The questions will be of objective nature with multiple-choice options.

  4. Each question will carry one mark.

  5. Candidates will have to choose the one correct one among the given options.

  6. Each correct answer in CLAT 2018 paper will be awarded 1 mark and for every incorrect response, 0.25 marks each will be deducted from the total scored marks.

  7. The non-attempted questions will be awarded zero marks.

CLAT UG Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks

Subjects

Number of questions

Marks

Elementary Mathematics with Numerical Ability

20

20

English including Comprehension

40

40

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

50

50

Legal Aptitude

50

50

Logical Reasoning

40

40

CLAT PG Subject-wise distribution of questions and marks

Subjects

Number of questions

Marks

Constitutional Law

50

50

Jurisprudence

50

50

Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc

50

50 

About CLAT

Common Law Admission Test is conducted for admissions to undergraduate and post-graduate law programmes in as many as 19 NLUs including the newly joined MNLU Nagpur and MNLU Aurangabad in CLAT committee.

 

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I got 34109 rank In CLAT and I scored 79% in class 12th commerce can I get any law collage

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